Circle is making a lot of inroads in the cryptocurrency industry. The company wants to make it easier for consumers to get involved in Bitcoin and similar currencies. After securing $110 million in funding, the firm is launching a new feature. Known as Buy The Market, it is another part of Circle Invest venture. This… […]
Blockchain has revolutionary potential to change not only person-to-person transactions but organizations, industries, and entire social structures. The concept of the immutable decentralized ledger is currently being used to alter sectors ranging from healthcare to Hollywood. Some web pundits have called blockchain the central technological platform for Web 3.0. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article […]
Banco Masventas, a bank based in Argentina, has launched a new service as of 22 May 2018 which will utilize Bitcoin to facilitate international money transfers. This is a major milestone for Bitcoin, since it is likely the first time it has been used by a financial institution as an international payments standard. The bank […]
Today has been a rather interesting day for the Zencash altcoin. Although its use cases are still somewhat limited in nature these days, the ZenCash price got a nice pump – and subsequent dump – over the past few hours. The delayed listing on Binance quickly made people turn sour on this altcoin, even though […]
India could soon impose goods and services tax (GST) on many digital currency transactions, a report indicates.
Financial institutions are paying close attention to the blockchain. Various patent filings have been made public over the past few weeks and months. Bank of America was recently awarded a patent related to letting users access a certain blockchain network. A remarkable development which brings the financial sector closer to incorporating distributed ledgers in an… […]
The crypto markets tumble, with all top ten coins by market cap in the red, and BTC trading volumes in decline
Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has asked the country’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) to research blockchain, and how it could be used to improve government services, including welfare payments. The Australian government has granted the agency a budget of AUD 700,000 (USD 530,000) in order to carry out an investigation into DLT, according to ITNews. […]
MarketWatchWhy a collapse in bitcoin won’t kill blockchainMarketWatchSome people think cryptocurrencies are a bubble waiting to pop just like the dot-com bubble in the early 2000s. Using that same analogy for cryptocurrency, what about blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin and Ether? Here’s what you need to know.
The IndependentLondon mosque becomes first to accept cryptocurrency after bitcoin declared halalThe IndependentA London mosque is thought to be the first in the world to accept bitcoin donations, one month after an Islamic scholar declared the cryptocu…
Verge, a cryptocurrency that boasts security, anonymity, and privacy as it’s strong points has been hit by another so-called 51% hack. Same Hack Different Day Only a day after announcing a new partnership with the medical supplement company DIOXYME to allow customers to pay with its XVG cryptocurrency, Verge has lost an estimated 35 million coins… […]
China has prosecuted nearly 100 individuals said to be involved with locally operating the OneCoin cryptocurrency scheme.
A former Obama aide and Democratic congressional candidate has been targeted by an anti-crypto political ad for accepting BTC donations to his campaign
After a few years, only two blockchain applications have found momentum: Cryptokitties a kind of Pokemon on the blockchain and ICOs, or new token sales on the Ethereum network – not exactly the decentralized application revolution that we were promised.
Bitcoin has had an impressive sprint, and now ICOs are joining the list. Having been ready to provide the next best return on investment, but not all will make it through to the finish line, leave alone make it to the moon. The race to take the next big ICO to the moon is on!… […]